The Epigean Phonology [ðiː e'pɪ.d͡ʒjən fəˈnɒ.lə.dʒi]

Vowels :

Epigean has 8 vocal phonemes.

Consonants :

Epigean has 22 consonants (including 4 semi-vowels and 1 clic).

  Bilabial Alveolar Palatal Labio-
Palatal
Velar Labio-
Velar
Uvular
Nasal m n ɲ      
Stop p   c        ɟ   k    
Fricative   s       sʲ ç       ʝ   x    
Affricate     c͡ç     ɟ͡ʝ       ʁ
Approximant     j ɥ   w  
Lateral Approximant   l ʎ        
Nasal click   ŋ͡ǃ          

 

Orthography-phonology matching :

A geminate consonant (G/C/S) or a geminate vowel (A/I/U) is a long one.
(in green appear the pronunciation variants for the Veela dialect)

IPA Epigean Equivalence in english / spanish / french
/a/ a Like : bat
/e/ /ɛ/ e Like : say
/i/ i Like : leak
/o/ o Like : boat
/ø/ æ Like : peu
/u/ ou Like : pull
/y/ u Like : pur
/ə/ y Like : atom
 
/ç/ c Like : hue
/c͡ç/ ť, final ĝ Like : workshop
/c/ t, final d Like : cute, kiosk
/ɟ/ d Like : magyar
/j/ ◌̇ Like : you
/k/ k Like : coin
/l/ l Like : lit
/ʎ/ ľ Like : bailar
/m/ m Like : more
/mʲ/ Like : lamia
/n/ n Like : nut
/ɲ/ Like : onion
/p/ p Like : pain
/ʝ/ g Like : collégien
/ɟ͡ʝ/ ĝ Like : nostalgia
/w/ ◌̆ Like : watt
/ʁ/ r Like : roue
/s/ s Like : sea
/sʲ/ Like : messiah
/x/
/h/
h Like : jota
Like : hole
/ɥ/ ŭ Like : huile
/ŋ͡ǃ/ gh Nasal alveolar click
/∅/ finale e Like : bore